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Kolbe Catholic College
1:1 Apple School

This site will assist you to purchase a MacBook or iPad and get it setup for learning.
Purchase your device via the link below to receive discounted pricing.

Purchase your Device

Kolbe have collaborated with Apple to bring our families a customised online store. Purchase your iPad or MacBook via the link below to receive discounted pricing.


It is also important that as a parent you feel supported with how and when the computer should be used. Correct setup and management of the MacBook or iPad will support you at home, and our teachers at school.

Please use the information on this site to help get the iPad setup correctly, so your son or daughter can get the most from the iPad and use it as a tool that is focused squarely for learning.

Middle School requirements (Years 7, 8, and 9) 

It is an expectation that all Middle School students will have their own iPad.  The iPad must meet the minimum requirements outlined below.

Middle School students must use:

  • An iPad or iPad Pro (optionally with keyboard/Apple Pencil)

Senior School requirements (Years 10,11, and 12)

We encourage all students to refresh their device every 3 years... Therefore, when students reach the Senior School we prefer families to upgrade their device. This ensures that the latest operating system and apps are being used.

Senior School students can use either:

  • An iPad or iPad Pro (optionally with keyboard/Apple Pencil) or a
  • MacBook

iPad Specifications

Please be sure that your iPad meets these minimum requirements:

  1. An iPad Air, and iPad Pro or an iPad 4th generation with retina screen.
    An iPad Mini is not suitable.
  2. Minimum 32GB capacity.
  3. Updated to the latest Operating System.
  4. WI-FI capabilities (a 3G model is not required).
  5. A cover that provides excellent protection.

Macbook Specifications

Please make sure that your MacBook supports the latest OS X operating stytem (currently 10.12.x). Any of the below are acceptable:

  1. MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air


Protects you for 2 incidents of accidental damage - Please add this to your purchase

AppleCare+ for iPad provides up to two years of expert telephone technical support and additional hardware coverage from Apple, including up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a A$65 service fee. This is a viable alternative to including the iPad under an existing insurance policy. More information on AppleCare+ can be found on the Apple Website.

Kolbe Catholic College
Dowling Street, Rockingham,
W.A. 6168
Get in touch

Phone: +61 8 9592 1500